Definition of Teaspoon

1. Noun. As much as a teaspoon will hold.

Exact synonyms: Teaspoonful
Generic synonyms: Containerful



2. Noun. A small spoon used for stirring tea or coffee; holds about one fluid dram.
Specialized synonyms: Iced-tea Spoon
Generic synonyms: Spoon

Definition of Teaspoon

1. n. A small spoon used in stirring and sipping tea, coffee, etc., and for other purposes.

Definition of Teaspoon

1. Noun. a small spoon used to stir the contents of a cup or glass. ¹

2. Noun. a unit of measure, worth one-third of a tablespoon or roughly five milliliters. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Teaspoon

1. a small spoon [n -S]

Medical Definition of Teaspoon

1. Like a tablespoon, a teaspoon is an old-fashionned but convenient household measure. A teaspoon holds about 5 cc. Three teaspoons = a tablespoon. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Teaspoon

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teaser
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teashop
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teasing
teasingly
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teasle
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teaspoon (current term)
teaspoonful
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teat
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teatasters
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Literary usage of Teaspoon

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1. Food and the War: A Textbook for College Classes by Katharine Blunt, Florence Powdermaker, Elizabeth C. Sprague (1918)
"6 teaspoons baking powder 3 eggs 1 teaspoon cinnamon 3/4 cup milk 2 squares chocolate 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla Mix and bake as above. ..."

2. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann, Henry Larned Keith Shaw, Linnæus Edford La Fétra, Luther Emmett Holt (1912)
"(J teaspoon) of salt and cooked for a quarter of an hour, drain and boil down the water with 3 Gm. (J teaspoon) of butter. The tender green leaves are ..."

3. The American Home Diet: An Answer to the Ever Present Question : What Shall by Elmer Verner McCollum, Nina Simmonds (1920)
"Boiled Salad Dressing—I. 4 eggs y$ cup lemon juice 1 teaspoon salt 1A cup ... 1 tablespoon flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon mustard Paprika and salt, ..."

4. The Malone Cook Book by Mrs George Hawkins (1917)
"from teaspoon on well buttered pans far enough apart so that they do not touch when ... Blend one cup of sugar, one-half cup of butter, one-half teaspoon of ..."

5. My Favorite Receipt by Royal Baking Powder Company (1886)
"1'< cups sugar, 3 | eggs, 2 cups flour, pinch of salt, ^ cup water, 2 small ; teaspoons Royal Baking Powder, 1 teaspoon Royal Extract Vanilla ; beat eggs ..."

6. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1911)
"Dark Fruit Cake % cup butter 2 eggs % cup brown sugar % cup milk % cup raisins, seeded and "2 cups flour cut in pieces }2 teaspoon soda ^4 cup currants 1 ..."

7. Kentucky Receipt Book by Mary Harris Frazer (1903)
"Remove from fire, and add enough white wine to make 1 pint of sauce, also 1 teaspoon of rum or 1 teaspoon curacoa. Twentieth Century Cake. ..."

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